Abelon Systems are hiring!

Abelon Systems are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic embedded software engineer to join our team. 

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Abelon Systems achieves ISO9001:2015 Certification

Abelon Systems are delighted to announce that we have successfully transitions our integrated Quality Management System to the latest ISO 9001:2015 standard.

Abelon has been certified to ISO9001 for the development of Embedded Systems and Solutions since 2008, and this is another step towards maintaining the high level of quality product delivery that we are well known for.

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Sorting Things Out: How to get into IoT

Connecting things together is what humans do.  Combine that skill with the need to eat and drink gave rise to the first soft-drink vending machine connected to a campus network.  No more need to leave your seat to find out if there was a cold Coke waiting for you.  That was back in the 1980s and embedding computing power into real-world devices and connecting them to the Internet is now called the “Internet of Things” or IoT.  In just a few years there will be billions of enabled devices connected to the Internet.

Joining the IoT party challenges product manufacturers to become service providers.  A consumer buys the product, plugs it into the ‘net and subscribes to the service provided.  There is a clear upside for the makers of things.  They can establish a lasting customer relationship through the data collection and the subscription. That relationship can be carefully deepened and leveraged.  

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Enabling Your Smart Meter Product

Building Smart Metering products is complex.  The device must safely and securely measure energy consumption as meters have done for decades, but a Smart Meter must also accurately calculate bills, be a part of the energy supplier’s systems and be a part of the customer’s information network. 

The Smart Meter can be seen as part of the on-going Internet-of-Things (IoT) and cloud revolution.  It is also a key part of the national smart grid infrastructure. You won’t yet be controlling your Smart Meter with your phone, but you will have access to your bill, your energy use and innovative Smart tariffs that can meter energy at special rates and times.  Smart metering is all about communications, but not those prevalent in a typical cloud.

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Abelon IoT Reference Platform featured in PC World Article

The recently announced IoT Reference Platform from Abelon Systems has been included in a Bluetooth 5 product review article from PC World. Alongside products from well-respected vendors Texas Instruments and Nordic Semiconductor, the Abelon platform is one of the first to support the new Bluetooth 5 standard to help our customers reduce costs and timescales for new product development.